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International Human Rights

Research guide for students in the University of Chicago's human rights program.

General Resources

These resources provide a good overview of international human rights and are a great place to start your research:

Treaties, Jurisprudence, & Related Documents

These resources will help you locate treaties, jurisprudence, and related human rights documents:

Related Research Guides

These research guides on human rights law and policy in Australia, India, and South Africa may also be useful to your research:

Research Example

The Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) in Cape Town, South Africa, advocates for access to life-saving treatments and affordable medicine for people with HIV, AIDS, and TB, and works to end unfair discrimination.

For more information, visit the organization's website (link below) and watch this video about TAC: 

Subject Specialist

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Lyonette Louis-Jacques
Foreign and International Law
Librarian and Lecturer in Law

D'Angelo Law Library
University of Chicago Law School